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YG Acoustics Sonja Series 2 Loudspeaker Launch

By | December 16th, 2017|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: , , , , |

Last weekend Lynn and I attended the launch of the YG Acoustics Sonja Series 2 Loudspeaker. The event followed the format of recent product unveilings hosted by GTT Audio in New Jersey. Each press attendee was invited to a personal listening session with Bill Parish and Dick Diamond, the YG Director of Sales & Marketing, in attendance.

Dick Diamond, Lynn and I with the Sonja 2

It isn’t often that YG releases a new model. The Series 2 designates the incorporation of two technologies originally rolled out with the flagship Sonja XV speakers: the BilletDome™ tweeter and the ViseCoil™ inductor in the bass crossover.… Read the full article

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The Time Reference Arrives: CH Precision T1 Time Reference Digital Clock

By | December 4th, 2017|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: , , , , |

CH Precision T1 Time Reference Digital Clock

“In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” Andy Warhol didn’t foresee the internet, but he sure nailed a defining characteristic of how we live today.

You could make a case that master clocks for digital audio had their 15 minutes when they were featured on audio magazine covers—sort of like MQA digital is today. Then they dropped off the cliff. Occasionally you find articles inside, but they are no longer cover worthy.

I confess I was never a fan.… Read the full article

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Two from Audio Consulting: The SWGLA Preamplifier and Silver Rock Toroidal Phono

By | November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Positive Feedback|Tags: , , , , , , |

Audio Consulting SWGLA Preamplifier Silver Rock Toroidal Phono

The Ghosts in the Machine

“Remember when we used to talk about hearing the inner voices?” Lynn whispered. “How listening to the system was like looking at the score?”

I knew what she was talking about. “That was a long time ago.”

LN: “Well, those inner voices are back…and with dimension.” We were spinning Capriccio Espagnol, a Crystal Clear Records direct to disc LP (CCS-7003). “See, he missed it, too!”

MN: “Oh, you mean the oboist?” I was paying attention to the principal cellist.… Read the full article

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